About Us

Sept 2019 Staff

Ontario County Public Health

Our Vision
Healthy People in Healthy Communities

Our Mission
Ontario County Public Health is a team of professionals devoted to protecting and promoting the health and well-being of our residents.

Public Health Director: Mary L. Beer, RN, MPH

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This Is Public Health
National Association of County and City Health Officials

Ten Essential Public Health Services

  • Assure a competent public health and personal health care workforce.
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
  • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.
  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems.
  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

Our Staff

Mary L. Beer, MPH
Director of Public Health
Kate Ott, MPH
Director of Preventive Services
John Sharza, MD
Medical Consulting Director
Donna Stringer, RN
Director of Quality Improvement
Elizabeth Hoven, BSN
Director of Children with Special Needs Program

Last updated 1/6/17
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